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Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s – The Victorian Period - Edinburgh Scholarship Online
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Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Alexis Easley, Clare Gill, and Beth Rodgers


This collection of new essays offers in-depth analysis of the multi-faceted relationship between women, periodicals and print culture in Victorian Britain. This period witnessed the proliferation of print culture and the greater availability of periodicals for an increasingly diverse readership and, as a result, the Victorian periodical press has been of keen interest to scholars working across a range of specialist fields in recent decades. No previous volume, however, has offered as rich or as diverse a set of essays on women’s periodicals and women authors, editors, engravers, illustrators ... More

Keywords: Women’s magazines, domestic management, women readers, Woman Question

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474433907
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexis Easley, editor

Clare Gill, editor

Beth Rodgers, editor

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Part I (Re)Imagining Domestic Life

Part II Constructing Modern Girls and Young Women

Part III Women and Visual Culture

Part IV Making Space for Women

Part V Constructing Women Readers and Writers

Part VI Intervening in Political Debates